Food & Nutrition

How the Calorie Content in Food is Determined

You hear about calories all the time. But what are they really? A calorie is technically the amount of energy required to raise the temperature of one gram of water 1 °C, per Merriam-Webster. Confused? No worries. In plain speak, calories provide energy in the food you consume—and when you exercise, you burn calories as […]

10 Powerful Health Benefits of Parsley You Never Knew About

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15 Times Anthony Bourdain Kept It Real

Health

Shaving Hair: Does Shaved Hair Grow Back Thicker?

Does shaving unwanted body hair make it grow back thicker and darker? Answers from Lawrence E. Gibson, M.D. No—shaving hair doesn’t change its thickness, color, or rate of growth. Shaving facial or body hair gives the hair a blunt tip. The tip might feel coarse or “stubbly” for a time as it grows out. During […]

Fainting: First Aid

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Sex Therapists Share the Sex Fears They Hear All the Time

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